Wednesday, February 4, 2009

First Born

1. WAS YOUR FIRST PREGNANCY PLANNED? No
2. WERE YOU MARRIED AT THE TIME? No
3. WHAT WERE YOUR REACTIONS? Shock, then numb, then happy
4. HOW OLD WERE YOU? 19
5. HOW DID YOU FIND OUT YOU WERE PREGNANT? I knew a month before I took a test that I was pregnant but I knew for a fact when I went to the clinic and had the test done
6. WHO DID YOU TELL FIRST? Melissa was with me at the clinic but then I called Lewis and then Sharon (Holla!!)
7. DID YOU WANT TO FIND OUT THE SEX? Yes
8. DUE DATE? 05/21/98
9. DID YOU HAVE MORNING SICKNESS? I threw up at least 20 times a day for the first 6 months and then 2 to 3 times a day for the last 2 months
10. WHAT DID YOU CRAVE? Reeses Peanut Butter Cups, and I ate them by the bag and then threw them up by the bag
11. WHO/WHAT IRRITATED YOU THE MOST? Sarah (roommate) and that man girl that also was my roommate for a while, and not having cable in my dorm room
12. WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST CHILD'S SEX? Boy
13. DID YOU WISH YOU HAD THE OPPOSITE SEX OF WHAT YOU WERE GETTING? No. I wanted a boy first
14. HOW MANY POUNDS DID YOU GAIN THROUGHOUT THE PREGNANCY? I lost about 15lbs and then gained it back, so all in all I think it was 30.
15. DID YOU HAVE A BABY SHOWER? Yes. The women in my parent's ward had one for me
16. WAS IT A SURPRISE OR DID YOU KNOW? I knew
17. DID YOU HAVE ANY COMPLICATIONS DURING YOUR PREGNANCY? Toxemia and very sick
18. WHERE DID YOU GIVE BIRTH? New York
19. HOW MANY HOURS WERE YOU IN LABOR? My water broke on Wednesday morning at 5 am and then I sat at home all day and then went to the hospital at about 6pm and I finally had him on Thursday afternoon around 4pm. So, a long time.
20. WHO WATCHED YOU GIVE BIRTH? Lewis and about 25 doctors. It was a teaching hospital.
21. WAS IT NATURAL OR C-SECTION? It was a c-section. I pushed for 3 hours and he never moved.
22. DID YOU TAKE MEDICINE TO EASE THE PAIN? Hell yes
23. HOW MUCH DID YOUR CHILD WEIGH? 7 lbs
24. WHEN WAS YOUR CHILD ACTUALLY BORN ? 4/30/98 Exactly 3 weeks early
25. WHAT DID YOU NAME HIM/HER? Adam James (Adam after his dad and James after one of my favorite bands, lol)
26. HOW OLD IS YOUR FIRST BORN TODAY? 10

3 comments:

Mama Cher, Ok, fine, it's Sharon said...

I remember this like it was yesterday...

Kendra B. 512 C. said...

M too. Really. I remember more about that year then I do about any other time in my life, and I remember a lot!!

Thanks. For being you! :)

Tristen said...

Ok, it was weird to read that. I remember that night when my roomie, Cara, just blurt out to you, "Do you have a bun in the oven?" so clearly. She is so blunt and hilarious. I remember hearing you puke a lot. Pregnancy is SO fun isn't it? I had c-sections too.